Harley Davidson XLH 883 Sportster

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Harley Davidson Sportster 883
Manufacturer
Production 1987 - 2008
Class Cruiser
Engine
air-cooled, Evolution
Bore / Stroke 76.2mm x 76.2mm
Compression ratio 8.9:1
Horsepower 52.97 HP (39.5 KW) @ 6000RPM
Torque 55.32 ft/lbs (75.0 Nm) @ 3500RPM
Fuel System Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)
Transmission Gear box: chain

Final Drive: belt

Clutch: wet multi-disc, manual
Suspension Front: 39mm telescopic fork
Rear: preload adjustable dual shocks
Brakes Front: single 292mm disc, 2-piston caliper
Rear: single 292mm disc, 1-piston caliper
Front Tire D401F 100/90-19 57H
Rear Tire D401 150/80B16 71H
Wheelbase 60.0 inches (1524 mm)
Length 90.12 inches (2289 mm)
Width 32.72 inches (831 mm)
Seat Height 29.29 inches (744 mm)
Weight 255.0 kg (wet)
Manuals Service Manual


The Harley Davidson Sportster 883 was a air-cooled, Evolution Cruiser motorcycle produced by Harley Davidson between 1987 and 2008. Max torque was 55.32 ft/lbs (75.0 Nm) @ 3500 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 52.97 HP (39.5 KW) @ 6000 RPM.

Engine[edit]

A 76.2mm bore x 76.2mm stroke result in a displacement of just 883.0 cubic centimeters.

Drive[edit]

The bike has a chain transmission. Power was moderated via the wet multi-disc, manual.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a D401F 100/90-19 57H front tire and a D401 150/80B16 71H rear tire. Stopping was achieved via single 292mm disc, 2-piston caliper in the front and a single 292mm disc, 1-piston caliper in the rear. The front suspension was a 39mm telescopic fork while the rear was equipped with a preload adjustable dual shocks. The wheelbase was 60.0 inches (1524 mm) long.

1987 Harley Davidson Sportster 883[edit]

The 1986 Harley Davidson XLH 883 Sportster has, at its heart, an air-cooled, four-stroke, 883cc, 45° V-Twin powerhouse paired to a four-speed manual transmission, and can produce 40 horsepower and 85 Nm of torque. This machine is addressed for MoCo fans who prefer a more nimble and fuel-efficient machine, without sacrificing any of the trademark Harley Davidson characteristics. Standard features include laced wheels, a single seat, dual shocks as a rear suspension, a Showa telescopic front fork and a disc-based braking system.


1988 Harley Davidson Sportster 883[edit]

The 1988 MY Harley Davidson XLH 883 Sportster comes with features such as laced wheels, a single seat, dual shocks as a rear suspension, a Showa telescopic front fork, a disc-based braking system both in the front and in the rear, analogue instrumentation dials, a small front fender, a small, round headlight, chromed engine covers and a blacked-out, steel frame.

In the engine department it is powered by an air-cooled, four-stroke, 883cc, 45-degree V-Twin powerplant, mated to a four-speed manual transmission with a chain final drive, and can reach a maximum power output of 40 horsepower and 62 Nm of torque.


1989 Harley Davidson Sportster 883[edit]

The 1989 MY Harley Davidson XLH 883 Sportster boasts a maximum power output of 40 horsepower and 62 Nm of torque from its four-stroke, air-cooled, 883cc, 45-degree V-Twin powerplant that was mated to a four-speed manual transmission with a chain final drive.

In addition, it has been fitted with laced wheels, a single seat, dual shocks as a rear suspension, a Showa telescopic front fork, a disc-based braking system both in the front and in the rear, analogue instrumentation dials, a small front fender, a small, round headlight, chromed engine covers and a blacked-out, steel frame.


1990 Harley Davidson Sportster 883[edit]

1990 Harley Davidson Sportster 883

The 1990 MY Harley Davidson XLH 883 Sportster has, at its heart, a four-stroke, air-cooled, 883cc, 45-degree V-Twin powerplant that was paired to a four-speed manual transmission with a chain final drive, and can produce a claimed 40 horsepower and 62 Nm of torque.

Standard features include laced wheels, a single seat, dual shocks as a rear suspension, a Showa telescopic front fork, a disc-based braking system both in the front and in the rear, analogue instrumentation dials, a small front fender, a small, round headlight, chromed engine covers and a blacked-out, steel frame.


1991 Harley Davidson Sportster 883[edit]

The 1991 MY Harley Davidson XLH 883 Sportster boasts standard fittings such as laced wheels, a single seat, dual shocks as a rear suspension, a Showa telescopic front fork, a disc-based braking system both in the front and in the rear, analogue instrumentation dials, a small front fender, a small, round headlight, chromed engine covers and a blacked-out, steel frame.

In addition, it can produce a claimed 53 horsepower and 67 Nm of torque from its air-cooled, four-stroke, 883cc, 45-degree V-Twin powerhouse that was mated to a five-speed manual transmission with a belt final drive.


1992 Harley Davidson Sportster 883[edit]

The 1992 MY Harley Davidson XLH 883 Sportster has, at its heart, an air-cooled, four-stroke, 883cc, 45-degree V-Twin powerplant that was mated to a five-speed manual transmission with a belt final drive, and can reach a maximum power output of 53 horsepower and 67 Nm of torque.

Standard features for this machine include front and rear disc brakes with four-piston calipers, laced wheels, a dual seat, a small, round headlight, wide handlebars, a side-stand, a blacked-out, steel frame, a front telescopic fork coupled to dual adjustable shock absorbers in the rear and an analogue instrument cluster.


1993 Harley Davidson Sportster 883[edit]

The 1993 MY Harley Davidson XLH 883 Sportster has been fitted with front and rear disc brakes with four-piston calipers, laced wheels, a dual seat, a small, round headlight, wide handlebars, a side-stand, a blacked-out, steel frame, a front telescopic fork coupled to dual adjustable shock absorbers in the rear and an analogue instrument cluster.

In the engine department it is powered by a four-stroke, air-cooled, 883cc, 45-degree V-Twin powerplant that was paired to a five-speed manual transmission with a belt final drive, and can produce a claimed 53 horsepower and 67 Nm of torque.


1994 Harley Davidson Sportster 883[edit]

The 1994 MY Harley Davidson XLH 883 Sportster boasts a maximum power output of 53 horsepower and 67 Nm of torque from its air-cooled, four-stroke, 883cc, 45-degree V-Twin powerplant that was paired to a five-speed manual transmission with a belt final drive.

In addition, it comes with features such as front and rear disc brakes with four-piston calipers, laced wheels, a dual seat, a small, round headlight, wide handlebars, a side-stand, a blacked-out, steel frame, a front telescopic fork coupled to dual adjustable shock absorbers in the rear and an analogue instrument cluster.


1995 Harley Davidson Sportster 883[edit]

The American engineers from Harley Davidson have created the 1995 MY XLH 883 Sportster for those riders who prefer a more agile and fuel-efficient machine, but also want the trademark styling that all MoCo machines boast. It has fittings such as front and rear disc brakes with four-piston calipers, laced wheels, a dual seat, a small, round headlight, wide handlebars, a side-stand, a blacked-out, steel frame, a front telescopic fork coupled to dual adjustable shock absorbers in the rear and an analogue instrument cluster.

In the engine department it is powered by an air-cooled, four-stroke, 883cc, 45-degree V-Twin powerhouse mated to a five-speed manual transmission with a belt final drive, and can produce a claimed 53 horsepower and 67 Nm of torque.


1996 Harley Davidson Sportster 883[edit]

1996 Harley Davidson Sportster 883 1996 Harley Davidson Sportster 883

The 1996 MY Harley Davidson Sportster 883 boasts a maximum power output of 53 horsepower and 67 Nm of torque from its four-stroke, air-cooled, 883cc, 45-degree V-Twin powerplant, paired to a five-speed manual transmission with a belt final drive.

Also, it comes with features such as front and rear disc brakes with four-piston calipers, laced wheels, a dual seat, a small, round headlight, wide handlebars, a side-stand, a blacked-out, steel frame, a front telescopic fork coupled to dual adjustable shock absorbers in the rear and an analogue instrument cluster.


1997 Harley Davidson Sportster 883[edit]

The 1997 MY Harley Davidson XL 883 Sportster has, at its heart, an air-cooled, four-stroke, 883cc, 45-degree V-Twin powerhouse, that was mated to a five-speed manual transmission with a belt final drive, and can reach a maximum power output of 53 horsepower and 67 Nm of torque.

Standard features include front and rear disc brakes with four-piston calipers, laced wheels, a dual seat, a small, round headlight, wide handlebars, a side-stand, a blacked-out, steel frame, a front telescopic fork coupled to dual adjustable shock absorbers in the rear and an analogue instrument cluster.


1998 Harley Davidson Sportster 883[edit]

The 1997 Harley Davidson XL 883 Sportster comes with an air-cooled, four-stroke, 883cc, 45° V-Twin powerhouse paired to a five-speed manual transmission, and can produce 53 horsepower and 67 Nm of torque. It mainly addresses riders who want a more agile machine, and comes standard with laced wheels, a chromed, staggered, shorty dual exhaust, a solo seat, dual shocks as a rear suspension, forward-mounted foot controls, drag-style handlebars, and a chrome, bullet headlight.


1999 Harley Davidson Sportster 883[edit]

1999 Harley Davidson Sportster 883

The 1999 MY Harley Davidson XL 883 Sportster has been fitted with features such as laced wheels, a chromed, staggered, shorty dual exhaust, a solo seat, dual shocks as a rear suspension, forward-mounted foot controls, drag-style handlebars, and a chrome, bullet headlight.

In the engine department it is powered by a four-stroke, air-cooled, 883cc, 45-degree V-Twin powerplant that was paired to a five-speed manual transmission with a belt final drive, and can reach a maximum power output of 53 horsepower and 67 Nm of torque.


2000 Harley Davidson Sportster 883[edit]

2000 Harley Davidson Sportster 883

The 2000 MY Harley Davidson XLH Sportster 883 sports an air-cooled, 883cc, Evolution V-Twin powerhouse mated to a five-speed manual transmission and can produce 50 horsepower and 65 Nm of torque. It comes standard with a classic solo seat, a low-rise handlebar, a shorty, dual exhaust system, laced wheels, dual rear shocks, an amber-lit electronic speedometer and a silver finish on its engine.


2001 Harley Davidson Sportster 883[edit]

2001 Harley Davidson Sportster 883

The 2001 MY Harley Davidson XLH Sportster 883 has, at its heart, an air-cooled, 883cc, V-Twin powerhouse mated to a five-speed manual transmission and can produce 53 horsepower and 67 Nm of torque. The key features for this machine are the twin, coil-over, vertical rear shocks, a low-rise handlebar, a classic solo seat, a chrome, staggered, shorty dual exhaust, mid-mounted foot controls, a narrow, loop frame and a silver, powder-coat finish on the engine, with polished engine covers.


2002 Harley Davidson Sportster 883[edit]

2002 Harley Davidson Sportster 883

The 2002 MY Harley Davidson XLH Sportster 883 sports an air-cooled, 883cc, Evolution V-Twin engine that can reach its peak torque of 66 Nm at 4600 rpm, and is paired to a five-speed manual transmission. It comes standard with a narrow, loop frame, a low-rise handlebar, twin, coil-over, vertical rear shocks, a classic solo seat, a chrome, staggered, shorty dual exhaust, mid-mounted foot controls and a silver, powder-coat finish on the engine plus polished engine covers.


2003 Harley Davidson Sportster 883[edit]

2003 Harley Davidson Sportster 883

The 2003 MY Harley Davidson XLH Sportster 883 is the base 883 model, and comes with a wide variety of accessories for riders who want a more personal touch on their agile cruiser. At its heart lies an air-cooled, 883cc, Evolution V-Twin powerplant that produces 66 Nm of torque at 4500 rpm, and is paired to a five-speed manual transmission.

The key standard features on this machine are the narrow, loop frame, the twin, coil-over vertical rear shocks, a low-rise handlebar, a classic solo seat, a chrome, staggered, shorty dual exhaust, mid-mounted foot controls and a silver, powder-coat finish on the engine plus polished engine covers.


2004 Harley Davidson Sportster 883[edit]

2004 Harley Davidson Sportster 883

The 2004 MY Harley Davidson XL Sportster 883 has, at its heart, an air-cooled, 883cc, Evolution V-Twin engine mated to a five-speed manual transmission, and can produce 69 Nm of torque at 4300 rpm. The highlights for this model are the lighter clutch lever, a silver, powder-coat finish to its engine, the polished engine covers, a low-rise handlebar, a classic, solo seat, a chrome, staggered, shorty dual exhaust system, mid-mounted foot controls, plus a classic, 3.3-gallon fuel tank.


2005 Harley Davidson Sportster 883[edit]

2005 Harley Davidson Sportster 883

The 2005 MY Harley Davidson XL 883 Sportster 883 sports an air-cooled, 883cc, Evolution V-Twin powerplant that can reach a peak torque of 69 Nm at 4300 rpm, and is paired to a five-speed manual transmission. Standard features include a new, 1" rear axle, a stiffer swingarm, a low-rise handlebar, a classic, solo seat, a chrome, staggered, shorty dual exhaust, mid-mounted foot controls, a classic, peanut-shaped fuel tank, plus a silver, powder-coat finish on its engine.


2006 Harley Davidson Sportster 883[edit]

2006 Harley Davidson Sportster 883 2006 Harley Davidson Sportster 883 2006 Harley Davidson Sportster 883

The 2006 MY Harley Davidson Sportster 883 has, at its heart, an air-cooled, 883cc, Evolution V-Twin powerhouse mated to a five-speed manual transmission, and can reach a peak torque of 69 Nm at 4300 rpm. In addition, it comes standard with a silver, powder-coat finish on the engine, a new, smoother and quieter transmission, a new, lighter clutch effort, a new side-stand design, a low-rise handlebar, a classic solo seat, a chrome, staggered, shorty dual exhaust system, mid-mounted foot controls and a classic, 3.3-gallon fuel tank.


2007 Harley Davidson Sportster 883[edit]

2007 Harley Davidson Sportster 883 2007 Harley Davidson Sportster 883

The 2007 MY Harley Davidson XL 883 Sportster Action Shot sports an air-cooled, 883cc, Evolution V-twin powerhouse mated to a five-speed manual transmission, and can produce a claimed 75 Nm of torque at 3500 rpm.

Standard features include a silver, powder-coat finish on the engine, a standard Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI), new gauges with odometer clock, a low-fuel warning light and two trip set odometers, a new lighter clutch effort, a low-rise handlebar, a classic, solo seat, a chrome, staggered, shorty dual exhaust system and mid-mount foot controls.


2008 Harley Davidson Sportster 883[edit]

2008 Harley Davidson Sportster 883 2008 Harley Davidson Sportster 883 2008 Harley Davidson Sportster 883 2008 Harley Davidson Sportster 883

The 2008 MY Harley Davidson XL 883 Sportster 883 has, at its heart, an air-cooled, 883cc, Evolution V-Twin powerhouse mated to a five-speed manual transmission and can produce 75 Nm of torque at 3500 rpm. It comes standard with new tank graphics, silver, powder-coated engine with polished treatment, siver, 13-spoke cast-aluminum wheels, a low-rise handlebar, a classic solo seat, a chrome, staggered shorty dual exhaust, mid-mounted foot controls, and a classic fuel tank.